Boards & Commissions

The City of New Braunfels has many opportunities for civic engagement and involvement for its citizens. One of the best ways to get involved in your local government is to serve on a board or commission.

Introducing Onboard, the City’s new online board management system! With this new system, you can: 

  • Get descriptions of each board and commissions
  • Research current members
  • View which boards have vacancies 
  • Apply for positions on boards and commissions 

This system will increase transparency, providing more information to the community regarding boards and commissions and will help streamline the process of managing the membership of the City’s various boards and commissions.  

Applications will be accepted year-round and will be retained on file for one year. Apply today! 

The City is filling openings/upcoming openings for the following boards: 

Reinvestment Zone No. 1 Creekside TIRZ

Watershed Advisory Committee

Airport Advisory Committee 

Partnership Committee

Apply by July 14 to be considered! 

*Please make sure that when submitting the application that it is turned in 30 days prior to the term end date that you are applying for.*

  • Example: Term is 08/02/2018 – 08/01/2021 applications must be submitted by 06/30/2021.

Every meeting of the board and/or commission is open to the public to attend. The Texas Open Meetings Act is detailed in Chapter 551 of the Government Code. It states that governmental bodies must hold open meetings unless there is an authorized reason for a closed session, also known as an executive session.